MARTHA'S VINEYARD

  • General
    • Vessel Name : MARTHA'S VINEYARD
    • Operator : WOODS HOLE, MARTHA'S VINEYARD & NANTUCKET STEAMSHIP AUTHORITY
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Other Carriers (Specialized)
    • Vessel Type : Ferry
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
    • Horsepower rating : 3000
  • Location
    • City : WOODS HOLE
    • STATE : MA
  • Capacity
    • Net Tonnage : 882
    • Full Load Capacity : 388 Short ton
    • Passenger Capacity : 1263
  • Size
    • Register length : 224.1 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 60 Feet
    • Overall Length : 230 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 60 Feet
    • Load draft : 10.6 Feet
    • Light Draft : 8.5 Feet
    • Height : 63 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 1993
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : 997221

WOODS HOLE, MARTHA'S VINEYARD & NANTUCKET STEAMSHIP AUTHORITY

  • Area of Operation : WOODS HOLE, MARTHA'S VINEYARD, NANTUCKET AND HYANNIS
  • Principal Commodity : PASSENGERS, MAIL, VEHICLES AND GENERAL CARGO

EAGLE

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

GAY HEAD

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

GOVERNOR

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

ISLAND HOME

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

IYANOUGH

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Aluminum

KATAMA

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

NANTUCKET

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

SANKATY

  • Type : Ferry
  • Construction : Steel

News

Safely Navigating the Winds of Change

Safely Navigating the Winds of Change

The first-in-the-nation offshore wind training facility will be located at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy.In late October, with much fanfare, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Stephen Pike, CEO of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and many others joined officials from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) to launch the first-in-the-nation offshore wind crew transfer training

Maritime Schools Must Prep for Offshore Wind Jobs

Maritime Schools Must Prep for Offshore Wind Jobs

The offshore wind industry in the United States is growing exponentially, with multiple projects in the development stages off of the Atlantic coast. The total megawatt capacity of U.S. offshore wind farms is anticipated to reach 22,000 by 2030 and 43,000 by 2050. To support this growth, U.S. Department of Energy reports estimate over 40,000 new jobs will be created by 2030.

Prepare Now for 40,000 Offshore Wind Jobs

Prepare Now for 40,000 Offshore Wind Jobs

The offshore wind industry in the United States is growing exponentially, with multiple projects in the development stages off of the Atlantic coast. The total megawatt capacity of U.S. offshore wind farms is anticipated to reach 22,000 by 2030 and 43,000 by 2050. To support this growth, U.S. Department of Energy reports estimate over 40,000 new jobs will be created by 2030.

Offshore Wind takes Center Stage at SUNY Maritime

Offshore Wind takes Center Stage at SUNY Maritime

More than 300 executives from the maritime industry, government and academia filled the conference hall at SUNY Maritime as the State University of New York Maritime College and the Maritime Industry Museum at Fort Schuyler jointly hosted "Offshore Wind Power: Planning For America’s Ocean Energy" today in New York.

Further Delay for Vineyard OWP

Further Delay for Vineyard OWP

Netherlands-based provider of steel foundations to the offshore wind, Sif Holding NV  said that the Vineyard Wind, which was set to be U.S.'s largest offshore wind farm will be further delayed.Early July 2019 Sif and Vineyard Wind announced the manufacturing by Sif of 84 monopiles for Vineyard Wind’s offshore wind project (OWP) in Massachusetts USA.

Offshore Wind: Regulatory “Takes” – Take a Close Look

Offshore Wind: Regulatory “Takes” – Take a Close Look

On April 30 the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) published a notice, requesting public comments, on a proposed “incidental harassment authorization” (IHA).  An IHA is a legal and enforceable document presenting the terms and conditions with which a company must adhere in order to protect wildlife.

Atlantic Offshore Wind: Favorable Winds for Maritime

Atlantic Offshore Wind: Favorable Winds for Maritime

Now that the United States finally can envision steady winds blowing from the Atlantic Seaboard due to a pipeline of offshore wind farms on the horizon, the maritime industry can finally step up and earn some of the benefits. This includes shipbuilding, port construction, and worker training. This article reviews the key developments and forecasts the growth in maritime jobs.

A New York State of Mind

A New York State of Mind

“A new industry is being established in New York, with the primary stimulus being a state-driven procurement process.”New York State Public Service Commission (PSC), July 12, 2018.To a great extent, this PSC comment provides direct insight into the dynamics behind New York’s pace-setting moves to establish offshore wind.

Vineyard Wind to Miss Startup Target Over Permit Delay

Vineyard Wind to Miss Startup Target Over Permit Delay

Vineyard Wind, the developer of the first major U.S. offshore wind farm, said on Tuesday it will miss its target to start sending power to Massachusetts by 2022 due to lengthy federal permitting delays.The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, part of the U.S. Department of Interior, posted a revised permitting timeline on its website on Tuesday that said it will issue a final decision on the

Offshore Wind: a Freshening Breeze?

Offshore Wind: a Freshening Breeze?

July brought news about offshore wind. There was something for everyone: optimism, disappointment, and construction, too.Finally, starting with Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project, a joint venture with Danish wind developer Orsted is underway. True, this is a small project – just two wind turbines to be installed 27 miles east of Virginia Beach.

First Major U.S. OWF Delayed

First Major U.S. OWF Delayed

Massachusetts’ first offshore wind project has been delayed indefinitely by the federal government.The $2.8 billion Vineyard Wind project off Massachusetts had planned to break ground on the project by the end of this year, but progress has been halted pending a final environmental review by the U.S. body.

RI Operator Receives Second GH Ferry

RI Operator Receives Second GH Ferry

Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation, has delivered a second high-speed passenger ferry for Rhode Island Fast Ferry, Inc., for service between Quonset Point, Rhode Island and Martha’s Vineyard, alongside Ava Pearl, the operator’s first high-speed catamaran built by the Somerset, Mass., shipyard in 2012.The new 320-passenger, all-aluminum catamaran, Julia Leigh, measures 113.5 feet (34.